Belgian trade delegation pays visit to Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 24-27 November 2021, the Belgian trade delegation, headed by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Uzbekistan with residence in Moscow, Marc Michielsen, visited Uzbekistan.
The delegation is the first mission of the Walloon Export and Foreign Investment Agency (AWEX) and the Flemish Investment and Trade Association (FIT) abroad since the start of the COVID19 pandemic. The visit of the delegation was organized with the active assistance of the European-Uzbek Association for Economic Cooperation – EUROUZ.
The trade delegation included 11 large Belgian companies in the chemical, mining and metallurgical, engineering industries, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and energy, which held more than 25 bilateral meetings in the B2G and B2B format over two days. In addition, representatives of Belgian companies held meetings with joint-stock companies “Uzkimyosanoa”t, “Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combine”, “Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine”, “Thermal Power Plants”, “O‘zbekiston temir yo‘llari” and other representatives of large and medium-sized businesses in Uzbekistan.
On 26 November, Marc Michielsen participated in the meetings at the Ministries of Health, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Mayor’s office of Tashkent city. As a result of the meetings, the parties came to a common opinion on the need to build trade and economic relations capacity.
Also, during the visit, the world-famous professor of the University of Liège, Pascal Leroy, whose work made it possible to increase the efficiency of animal breeding in Belgium to the world's top-level, received the honorary title of Advisor to the Chairman of the State Committee for Veterinary Medicine and Development of Animal Husbandry of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Following the visit, a solemn reception took place on behalf of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, Mark Michelson, on the visit of the Belgian trade delegation to Uzbekistan.